Why Does eBay Allow Chinese Sellers To List Kingston DataTraveler 256 GB GO USB Flash Drives For $9.99 GBP? yizhi_ywyw eBay Seller Flash Memory Cheap Prices Bargains Sellers – Test Immediately To Verify Advertised Capacity. Please Avoid Fake Memory Products!
Posted by KittyFireFlash on January 25, 2012
eBay lets sellers get away with massive fraud for usb flash drives when they are registered in China. SOSFakeFlash warns about it in a new report:
Do you think we are kidding? yizhi_ywyw is and was a “Top eBay Seller” with a feedback score of 1004. This Chinese seller listed Kingston DT310 256 GB flash drives at an amazing price of $9.99 US. Yes eBay permited such an obvious fraudulent listing and yizhi_ywyw claimed at least 75 victims. Was the United Kingdom yizhi_ywyw’s target?
Do you believe in cheap flash memory bargains on eBay? If you bought a flash memory item from yizhi_ywyw eBay seller you are advised to test item(s) immediately for advertised capacity. Read: H2testw 1.4 – Gold Standard In Detecting USB Counterfeit Drives. You may have purchased a fake flash memory product. If your memory item fails testing report immediately to SOSFakeFlash . If your eBay seller is deregistered from eBay, it is urgent you report in to SOSFakeFlash. If you do not, they will not be able to investigate and to record in the their database to publish an official alert listing all items sold. eBay is suspending fake flash memory sellers to avoid buyers leaving feedback or recording the truth.
Never use any flash memory item without testing for capacity. If you purchased a fake you could lose your files and data. Read: Why Is Fake Flash Memory So Dangerous?
Please see Validation Memory links at FakeMemorySentinel for brand names and flash nand memory chip decoding. It is important for you to do that Gb is Gigabits, not Gigabytes. 8 bits is 1 byte. You need to divide by 8, if manufacturer lists size as Gb. Exercise care in disassembly of your item to decode, they can be delicate so be gentle. If you are interested in looking through the Catalogue of fakes you should visit FlashdriveFacts. You can even add yours to the collection by documenting and sending the information to SOSFakeFlashDrive@gmail.com, FlashChipDirector is always looking for new models.
If you need help and information on eBay read:
Changing Trends In The Sale Of Fake Memory On eBay For USB Flash Drives, Memory Cards And MP Players. SOSFakeFlash Advises Do Not Buy From eBay Sellers With Low FeedBack Scores. Avoid Sellers with Scores Under 300+ To Protect Yourself From Potential Fraud. Learn Why.
Check your eBay Sellers feedback, type in the id: http://toolhaus.org/cgi-bin/negs
yizhi_ywyw – China
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